University of Portland

Anjie Raber

School of Nursing & Health Innovations, Associate Professor

Anjie Raber



Buckley Center 301

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Anjanette ("Anjie") Raber, PhD, RN, is an Associate Professor at the University of Portland School of Nursing and Health Innovations and served as the BSN Director 2019-2023. Dr. Raber completed her PhD in Nursing Research at the Oregon Health and Science University in 2013. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA in Evaluation Science where she was on the domestic front lines during the Ebola outbreak. Additionally, she has worked at the local, state, and federal levels to support policy changes and implementation. Her research, evaluation, and quality improvement interests are grounded in nursing education.  


  • Bachelor of Science, Walla Walla University
  • Master of Science, University of Indianapolis 
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon Health and Science University


  • Innovations in nursing education
  • Public health
  • Evaluation

Recent Publications

  • Majors, E., Raber, A.M, Garrigues, L., Moceri, J. (2022). Peer-mentoring: A call to create inclusive programs to support all students’ ability to be successful. Nurse Educator. In press.
  • Brumbaugh , B., Cairns, C., Meinhold, L. , Conn, L., Mennon, A., Mothershed, E. Penn, M., Prue, C., Raber, A., Ramanathan, T., Rennick, M., Ruebush, Saindon, J., E., Samuel, Schmit, C., A. Soper, P., Sperber, B, Trainum, B., Watkins, J. (2016) Improving Your Access to Electronic Health Records During Outbreaks of Healthcare-Associated Infections: A Toolkit forState Health Departments.
  • Ostrogorsky, T.L. & Raber, A.M.(2014) Experiences of First-Year Nursing Students During an Education Redesign: Findings from the Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education. Nursing Education Perspectives: 35 (2), 115-121
  • Ostrogorsky, T.L., Raber, A.M., McKinley, Yoder, C., Nielsen, A.E., Lutz, K.F.,& Wros, P.L. (2014). Becoming a Nurse: Role Formation Among Accelerated Baccalaureate Students. Nurse Educator: October.